CHS stock sale might fund Spiritwood plant, calling small farmers and specialty crop funding available.
A program that provides nutrition assistance to millions of low-income families might be linked to improved well-being among children, according to a new study.
As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension Service agricultural engineer and grain drying expert.
Cold temperatures and lack of snow cover are the two issues concerning South Dakota alfalfa growers as they consider their 2014 crop. Their worries might be for naught, says Karla Hernandez, South Dakota State University Extension forages field specialist.
Brazilian farmers are battling a voracious caterpillar that likely arrived from Asia, challenging the agricultural superpower’s widely touted mastery of tropical farming, just as it is on the verge of becoming the world’s top soybean producer.RELATED CONTENT
Wheat had big gains last week as the Ukrainian situation has made traders nervous. As of the midday on March 7, May Minneapols had gained 43 cents on the week, May Chicago was up 49 cents and May Kansas City gained 45 cents.RELATED CONTENT
Wild Oats subscribers were asked what they planted in 2013 and their intentions for 2014. The 2014 survey included 89 western Canadian farmers cropping 291,000 acres. Responses were received in February.
It’s getting down to the final month for growers setting their annual joint venture arrangements with shareholders of American Crystal Sugar Co.
Pivot irrigation systems are used only part of the year in the Upper Midwest, but they can be a year-round target for copper thieves.
The four Podolls were named 2014 Organic Farmers of the Year by the Midwest Organic and Sustainable Education Service, or MOSES, a prominent nonprofit organization based in Spring Valley, Wis. Nearly 3,400 people attended the organization’s recent annual convention.RELATED CONTENT
A key figure at the nation’s biggest indoor sugar beet show is gone, but the event goes on.
Excessive cold and the prospects of freeze-thaw issues in the southern Plains are adding to wheat market uncertainty heading into the spring. Jim Peterson, marketing director of the North Dakota Wheat Commission in Bismarck, says the market has been fickle on whether the possible freeze damage is a concern.
The Canadian government said on Thursday it would take action to address a lack of rail capacity that has led to a backlog of grain shipments, with two top ministers set to provide details on Friday.
Foreign trading houses have not resumed concluding new grain exports contracts because of continued tensions between Ukraine and Russia, Ukraine’s Agriculture Minister Ihor Shvaika said on Wednesday.
Agweek Editor Lisa Gibson previews the March 10 issue, including a cover story that profiles a South Dakota ranch family working to recover from the Oct. 4 blizzard with the help of friends, neighbors and strangers. The issue also includes coverage of how the unrest in Ukraine is affecting regional ag equipment exporters, and much more.RELATED CONTENT